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Starkey Announces Appointment of Eric Hanson as Chief Information Officer

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – After a global search, Starkey has named Eric Hanson as its new Chief Information Officer. Hanson is responsible for strategically aligning Starkey’s IT infrastructure throughout the organization to create a secure and strong foundation of systems and tools that enable growth.  Hanson is an accomplished leader in the IT industry with…

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Frequency Therapeutics Sponsors Student Education Grant for Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference

Frequency Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FREQ), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body’s innate biology to repair or reverse damage caused by a broad range of degenerative diseases, will provide student sponsorship for a second year to the Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference, which will allow up to 75 audiology graduate students to attend…

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Starkey’s COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program Linked To 10% Increase in Vaccination Rate

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – A COVID-19 vaccination incentive program for Starkey employees was associated with a significant increase in the company’s overall vaccination rate, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open. In August 2021, Starkey introduced a vaccination incentive program for employees in the U.S. to provide education on COVID-19 and encourage vaccinations. The program encouraged…

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Eargo Agrees to Pay $34.37 Million to Settle False Hearing Aid Reimbursement Claim Allegations

Eargo, a California based company that sells and dispenses hearing aid devices directly to customers nationwide, has agreed to pay $34.37 million to resolve allegations that it submitted or caused the submission of claims for hearing aid devices for reimbursement to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) that contained unsupported hearing loss diagnosis codes.…

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Center for Hearing and Communication Launches Hear NYC Campaign

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – In support of Better Hearing and Speech Month, which begins May 1st, the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) is unveiling Hear NYC, a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of healthy hearing and encourage people to get their hearing checked. One-in-six adults in New York City has either hearing loss or tinnitus…

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Cochlear to Acquire Oticon Medical as Demant Divests Implants Business

Demant announced today that it has negotiated an agreement with the intention to divest its Hearing Implants business, Oticon Medical, to Cochlear Limited for a total consideration of DKK 850 million ($120M USD). The transaction follows a review of strategic options for the business area, including how to ensure the best lifelong support of existing…

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Nuheara Enters Global Agreement with HP to Develop, Manufacture and Market Hearing Aid Products Under HP Brand

PERTH, AUSTRALIA — Medical device and consumer electronics manufacturer, Nuheara Limited (ASX:NUH) has announced that it has further strengthened its partnership with HP Inc. (HP) through entering into a worldwide Trademark License Agreement for use of certain HP trademarks on Nuheara’s hearing aids, personal sound amplification devices and accessories. The Agreement grants Nuheara a license…

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IHS Board of Governors Appoints Alissa Parady as Executive Director

LIVONIA, MICHIGAN – The International Hearing Society (IHS) Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Alissa Parady has been named Executive Director of IHS. In this role, Parady will work closely with the IHS Board to execute their strategic initiatives for the Society to the benefit of the hearing healthcare professionals who comprise IHS…

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New Ida Institute Course Tackles Clinician Well-Being and Burnout

NAERUM, DENMARK – The Ida Institute’s newest Learning Hall course, Clinician Well-being: The Science of Self-care, launches April 25, 2022. The four-part course addresses causes and remedies for such things as vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout. Hearing care professionals have the privilege of being part of their clients’ hearing care journeys. But sometimes, professionals…

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Second Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference to Take Place May 24-26, 2022

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) is pleased to announce the second annual Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference will take place from May 24-26, 2022. The three-day virtual event, hosted by HHTM, will provide attendees with insights into the latest treatment and technologies that will have a hand in shaping the future of hearing care.…

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